Supply Chain Experts Weigh In on the CHIPS Act

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Avnet’s Peggy Carrieres Chipmakers Intel, Micron, Samsung, and TSMC have announced plans to build foundries in the United States thanks largely to the CHIPS Act, which aims to rebuild America’s prowess in semiconductor manufacturing. But the effort should go well beyond securing a domestic supply … Read more

Building a better supply chain: 5 trends to watch

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> CUPERTINO, Calif. — Sept. 6, 2042 — Apple Inc. today released its first 3D-printing kit for its flagship iPhone products. Complete with printer, materials, a SIM card, and a printed-circuit board, the kit allows users to assemble their iPhone on demand and customize size, color, … Read more

Despite Attacks, Software Supply Chain Remains Unsecure

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> What do epic cybersecurity attacks like 2021’s SolarWinds and Kaseya have in common with DevOps, AppSec, and the pandemic? Not much. But when it comes to securing the software supply chain, they may all be connected. Not much has changed since we last checked in … Read more

Data is Key to Navigating Complex Material Supply Chains: EE Times

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Anand Nambiar (Source: EMD Electronics) The chip shortage continues to challenge the industry. Many issues still prevail and one that has become a central global challenge is the scarcity of raw materials. Raw materials ranging from aluminum, cobalt, copper, silicon, tungsten, and more are critical … Read more

Pay Attention to the Gate-Driver Power Supply

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> It’s somewhat like the fairy-tale stories of Cinderella or the Ugly Duckling: For many years, processors of all types, sizes, and speeds were the glamorous subjects of general media attention as well as major R&D investments. At the same time, power devices – primarily … Read more

Addressing the Global GPU Supply Landscape

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The invasion of Ukraine. Inflation. Covid. The price of gasoline and oil. The supply chain. Climate change. Those are some of the news topics driving today’s headlines domestically and abroad. While not as staggering, technology has garnered a few headlines of late, particularly pertaining … Read more

Micron Navigates Supply Chain Issues, More Than Triples Profit

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Micron Technology, the world’s third – largest memory chipmaker, avoided supply chain snags with nearly quadruple profits in its latest fiscal quarter, ended on Mar. 3. The chipmaker posted net income of $ 2.3 billion during its second quarter compared with $ 603 million … Read more